Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 64 Show data context 7 Show data context
Defence of the country 162 Show data context
Professionals 297 Show data context 323 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 322 Show data context 2,499 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 162 Show data context 15 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 423 Show data context 6 Show data context
Agriculture 217 Show data context 3 Show data context
Animals 118 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 48 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 44 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 1,538 Show data context 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 42 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 19 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 511 Show data context 255 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 70 Show data context 64 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 169 Show data context 361 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 43 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 307 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 607 Show data context 41 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 333 Show data context 939 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 69 Show data context 2,878 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Eastbourne CP/AP through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10286475/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 28th January 2022